The Western Conference came out on top in a dunk-filled affair at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night. Russell Westbrook turned the 2015 NBA All-Star Game into his latest showcase with 39 points as the Western Conference topped the Eastern Conference, 163-158, on Sunday night in New York City. Show More Summary
KevinDurant joinedpriorinjuryreplacementstartersJamesHardenandKlayThompsoninSteveKerr’s openingfivealongsideStephCurryandMarcGasolduringtoday’sWesternConferenceAll-Starpractice.However,theGoldenStateWarriorscoachmustnothavebeenimpressedwithhowthereigningMVPacquittedhimselfduringthe“intense”...Show More Summary
The Warriors coach tabbed his two-guard to join the Western Conference starting lineup. The Western Conference's starting lineup in the All-Star Game is finally set. Warriors coach Steve Kerr has picked Klay Thompson, his shooting guard...Show More Summary
The Phoenix Suns are in a desperate fight with the New Orleans Pelicans and OKC Thunder for the final Playoff spot in the Western Conference, but their quest appears to The post DeMarcus Cousins Bounces in Game-Winner to Beat Phoenix (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
As the Phoenix Suns continue to hold off challengers for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, they took on the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night. The Kings limped into the game having lost three-straight and nine of the last 10, providing the Suns with a chance to get a much-needed victory. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
As the All-Star break nears, the Oklahoma City Thunder find themselves on the outside looking in at the Western Conference playoff picture. With the battle for the final spot heating up, the team will have to make some key adjustments...Show More Summary
It wouldn ’t be that much of a surprise if any of five teams in the Eastern Conference or eight teams in the Western Conference made the NBA Finals, which is what makes the upcoming trade deadline (Feb. 19) so intriguing this season. With...Show More Summary
The era of below.500 Eastern Conference teams making the playoffs might finally be over. As the three-team race for the final seed in the Western Conference playoffs heats up, there's bound to be more attention on the imbalance that exists between the NBA's two conferences. Show More Summary
The Suns whacked the Wizards, 106-98, last night in Phoenix. The game was never as competitive as the final score makes it look: The Wizards were playing their fourth game in four cities in five nights, and looked like it; the Suns hadn't played since Sunday, and looked like it. Show More Summary
At 16-23 and just 6.5 games back from the eighth and final postseason berth in the Western Conference, the Sacramento Kings are far from having their playoff dreams crushed. But even if they were to qualify for the postseason, they would...Show More Summary
Finally healthy, the Oklahoma City Thunder still have some work to do in order to nab a playoff spot in a deep Western Conference. At 18-20, the team trails the Phoenix Suns by three-and-a-half games for the eighth seed. Oklahoma City isn't accustomed to this kind of struggle. Show More Summary
The Lakers are 10 games out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, apparently a key indicator of when they might shut down Kobe Bryant.
The Lakers (10-22) finally won their 10th game of the season by outshooting the Nuggets (13-19) in Denver on Tuesday night. On Friday, they Lakers host one of the top teams in the Western Conference when the Memphis Grizzlies (23-8) visit Staples Center.
There was a lot of bluster throughout the offseason about the Chicago Blackhawks being ticked off about their seventh-game loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference Final, and that the team would use that bitterness toShow More Summary
Christmas Day brings with it a rematch of the 2014 Western Conference Finals when the Oklahoma City Thunder take their act on the road to wage battle with the San Antonio Spurs. This marks the first of three meetings between the twoShow More Summary
The Spurs and Thunder meet on Christmas Day for the first time since the 2014 Western Conference Finals. Holiday hoops continues on Christmas Day with an afternoon matchup between the surging Oklahoma City Thunder and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. These two Western Conference powers aren't where you'd expect this deep into the season. Show More Summary
Before the NBA's Western Conference was a patented, contender-chocked bloodbath, the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder stood alone, together, both of equal prominence and promise. One was—and remains—a certified dynasty operating on what feels like borrowed time, ebbing in shelf life, flourishing in function. Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks have finalized a trade that will send All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to the Western Conference, according to a report in the Boston Globe.
The Chicago Blackhawks came into training camp with a burning determination fueled by their loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference Final last season. That defeat was particularly painful, as it came in overtime of the...Show More Summary
The San Antonio Spurs are entering a brutal stretch to end the month of December, one that shows just how difficult the absurdly competitive Western Conference is to navigate. Determining best- and worst-case scenarios for the finalShow More Summary